Blechnaceae Blechnum spicant (L.) Sm.

Deer Fern

Hesquiat - Drug, Cancer Treatment

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J. and Barbara S. Efrat, 1982, Ethnobotany of the Hesquiat Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 29

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Scientific name: Blechnum spicant (L.) Sm.
USDA symbol: BLSP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Deer Fern
Family: Blechnaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Hesquiat
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cancer Treatment
Notes: Leaflets chewed for internal cancer.

RECRD: 499 id: 7368